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Models and Requirements for Using Strategic Information Systems in Developing Nations

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Prashant Palvia, Joe Rosenthal Excellence Professor and Director of the McDowell Research Center for Global IT Management (Creator)
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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Strategic information systems (SIS) are a reality in the United States and other advanced nations. They are being developed and used in many organizations to provide them with a competitive advantage. We contend that such systems would have significant value for developing countries as well. This article extends the SIS concept to developing countries. Two models are presented: a model for strategic information systems for competitive advantage in developing countries, and a model for strategic information systems for economic development (SISED). The SISED model, while primarily targeted for developing nations, would also be applicable to advanced and developed nations. The article concludes with a discussion of desired preconditions for SIS development.

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Publication
International Journal of Information Management, Vol. 10, No. 2, June, 1990, pp. 117-126
Language: English
Date: 1990
Keywords
Strategic Information Systems(SIS), Developing nations, Economic development, Requirements